When Belleville attorney William Stiehl Jr. received "the call" in mid-July, he hesitated, but only for a short time.
A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a case stemming from allegations of a faulty auto part, according to a memorandum and order filed on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.
Tax buyer defendants sued in a Madison County bid rigging suit have begun filing their expert deposition disclosures.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.
BELLEVILLE – A man stationed at a Chicago naval base in the 1960s and who also worked at Pacific Bell alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop lung cancer.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Music producer and publishing group BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) on Aug. 31 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois alleging that Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle violated copyright laws by playing music from BMI's catalog without a license.
Fifth District affirms summary judgment in favor of FedEx in Madison County class action suit over late deliveries
Spomer A split panel of the Fifth District Appellate Court last week affirmed a Madison County order that close the book on a decade-old class action lawsuit seeking damages against Federal Express for late deliveries.
On March 10th, Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted summary judgment in favor of Federal Express in a class action suit seeking damages against the company for its allegedly late delivery of expedited packages.
Mudge ends '01 Federal Express class action; Lead plaintiff could not show he received late delivery
Goldenberg A 10 year-old Madison County class action against Federal Express over alleged late deliveries is over.
Goldenberg Mark Goldenberg admits a client who sued Federal Express in 2001 didn't have a valid class action claim, but he argues that a client he added later can carry the case.
Heller A total of 17 new asbestos lawsuits were filed in Madison County Circuit Court during the week of June 21 through June 25.